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Michael Levelle Elected to Medical Teams International Board of Directors

June 14, 2018
Contact: Denise George
Marketing Director, 503.227.1111

Sussman Shank's Michael Levelle was recently elected to serve a three-year term on the twelve-person board of Medical Teams International. 

"I am humbled to join MTI's board and contribute to the incredible work the organization is doing around the world," said Michael Levelle. "The mission of Medical Teams resonates with my own lifelong sense of personal calling to serving the social needs of others."

Michael has been a lawyer in Oregon for over 27 years and with Sussman Shank for 16 years. His practice includes complex estate planning, estate and trust administration/litigation, guardianships and conservatorships, as well as dispute resolution.  Michael is an experienced mediator focusing on resolving contested matters involving his areas of practice. As a frequent author and presenter, he is dedicated to participating in various civic organizations and serving our evolving and diverse Oregon community. In addition to his law practice, Michael served on the Board of Governors for the Oregon State Bar and served as 2017 President of the Oregon State Bar, becoming the Oregon State Bar's first African American President. Michael earned his bachelor's degree in social work at the University of Montana and his J.D. from Willamette University College of Law.

About Medical Teams International
Founded in 1979, Medical Teams International is a Christian global health organization dedicated to providing life-saving medical care for people in crisis, such as survivors of natural disasters and refugees. Daring to love like Jesus, they serve all people – regardless of religion, nationality, sex or race. In 2017, Medical Teams provided loving health care to 3 million people in 17 countries. 
For more information, click here.

About Sussman Shank LLP
Founded in 1960 in Portland, Oregon, Sussman Shank is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm with over 30 lawyers.  Our clients include public and private companies, government entities, institutions, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  In 2018, Sussman Shank was named by Oregon Business Magazine, for the 12th year, as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon," and for the 7th year, as one of the "100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon."


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